Are Free Load Boards Really Worth It?

Are Free Load Boards Really Worth It

Take another look at the question, ARE FREE LOAD BOARDS WORTH IT? A better question would be are they worth your time and effort? Can you find a good truckload at a competitive rate on a free load board? I’m not talking about subscription services with a free trial. I’m talking about no cost, free … Read more

Three Proven Plays For Starting A Trucking Company

Three Proven Plays For Starting A Trucking Company

New owner operators have more options than ever, especially in a hot market. For those going independent and running the load boards, there are 3 common plays for starting a trucking company. Which plan is best is up to you. The one that brings the most income could make you miserable. These certainly aren’t the … Read more

7 Power Moves For Posting Your Truck On Load Boards

7 Power Moves For Posting Your Truck On Load Boards

In any economy, the best loads offered by freight brokers never make it to the load board. Those loads either go directly to an owner operator the broker already has a relationship with, or to someone who posted their truck on a load board like Trucker’s Edge®.

7 Power Moves For Posting Your Truck On Load Boards

Let’s recap where the best freight is found. With rare exceptions, the 4 ways you find these loads, listed from best to – well, calling off the load board.

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7 Tools To Finding Higher Paying Truck Loads

Higher Paying Loads

7 tools For Finding Higher Paying Truck Loads The goal of every independent owner operator is always to find higher paying loads. But it seems that 95% of the independents find enough load board freight to keep their heads above water, slip into a comfort zone and stay there. That’s a major reason the average … Read more

Are Freight Broker Relationships Overrated?

You know the mantra. Having strong freight broker relationships will make you more money. Since the broker already knows you, he’s just going to step up to the plate. Let’s look at the realities of any sales relationship. The buyer and seller both see the value of repeat business. But you have to know just … Read more

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